Franklin Foundation - Ascension Wisconsin

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Franklin Foundation

Who We Are

The Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – Foundation for St. Francis and Franklin is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that aims to connect donors with initiatives benefiting the health and well-being of our community, in an effort to enhance the exceptional and compassionate health care services provided by our physicians, nurses, and staff at Ascension St. Francis Hospital, Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - Franklin Campus, and the Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital.

Our Mission

To establish and continually develop a program of sustainable fundraising to support the programs and services of Ascension Wisconsin that benefit the health and well being of our patients and the surrounding community. Connecting donors with initiatives benefiting the health and well being of your community.

Franklin Foundation Board of Directors


  • Tina Kreitlow
    Director Community Education and Recreation, School District of Cudahy
  • Matt Smith
    Vice Chair
    Distributor, Sky High Marketing
  • Mary Starr
    Executive Vice President, The Starr Group
  • Michelle Graham, MD

    Market Medical Director Wisconsin and Michigan, United Healthcare


  • Nancy Harmeyer
    Customer Relations, Southwest Airlines
  • Samantha Maldonado
    Projects & Program Consultant, Northwestern Mutual
  • Darci Miller
    1st Vice President of Commercial Banking, Anchor Bank
  • Kathleen Toohey
    Vice President, Human Resources, Roundy's Supermarkets, Inc.

Foundation Staff

Racheal Faulks
Philanthropy Manager
Phone: 414-447-3198